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Nitrous Oxide, Methane, Others

5G. Industry "Weapons" for Earth's Depopulation - "Armas" de La Industria Para Despoblación de La Tierra. China to Trump: No, We Didn’t Invent Climate Change. The Most Powerful Oil and Gas Lobby You’ve Never Heard Of. The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) is far from a household name, but a new investigation published by InsideClimate News’ Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Lisa Song may have just put what is likely the most powerful oil and gas lobbying node you’ve never heard of on the map.

The Most Powerful Oil and Gas Lobby You’ve Never Heard Of

Titled, Is the IOGCC, Created by Congress in 1935, Now a Secret Oil and Gas Lobby? Exxon's Oil Industry Peers Knew About Climate Dangers in the 1970s, Too. The American Petroleum Institute together with the nation's largest oil companies ran a task force to monitor and share climate research between 1979 and 1983, indicating that the oil industry, not just Exxon alone, was aware of its possible impact on the world's climate far earlier than previously known.

Exxon's Oil Industry Peers Knew About Climate Dangers in the 1970s, Too

The group's members included senior scientists and engineers from nearly every major U.S. and multinational oil and gas company, including Exxon, Mobil, Amoco, Phillips, Texaco, Shell, Sunoco, Sohio as well as Standard Oil of California and Gulf Oil, the predecessors to Chevron, according to internal documents obtained by InsideClimate News and interviews with the task force's former director. An InsideClimate News investigative series has shown that Exxon launched its own cutting-edge CO2 sampling program in 1978 in order to understand a phenomenon it suspected could harm its business.

Twists Leading to Cooling

Social Effects. Economy. Affects of Meat on Global Warming. Pollution Control. Current Indications. Denier Information. Mining. Effects of Nuclear Energy. Financial Support of Denial.

Alarming Study: Our Time To Avoid Dramatic Consequences Is Rapidly Disappearing. A new study study was led by the University of California-Berkeley, Stanford, and Princeton published last week in the journal Science Advance claims that the Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction phase, emphasizing that our time to avoid serious consequences is rapidly running out.

Alarming Study: Our Time To Avoid Dramatic Consequences Is Rapidly Disappearing

Alaska sets new record for earliest day with temperatures in the 90s. It’s been a warm, dry spring for much of interior Alaska.

Alaska sets new record for earliest day with temperatures in the 90s

On the afternoon of May 23, a new statewide record was set for the earliest day in the year with a temperature in the 90s. A daytime high of 91°F was noted by a cooperative observer in Eagle, where temperatures have been recorded (with some breaks) since the 1890s. This temperature map of Alaska shows the unusual warmth on May 23, 2015, at 2 p.m. local time in Fairbanks. Based on NOAA’s Real-time Mesoscale Analysis data, it shows air temperatures at 2 meters (6.6 feet) above the ground. Temperatures below 45° are shades of blue, and temperatures above 45° are shades of orange and red.

Forests

Recycling. Water Management. Ozone Hole. Green Governments. Toxic Materials and Alternatives. Are Mushrooms the Solution to the Worldwide Bee Colony Collapse? PLOS ONE: Crop Pollination Exposes Honey Bees to Pesticides Which Alters Their Susceptibility to the Gut Pathogen Nosema ceranae.

Abstract Recent declines in honey bee populations and increasing demand for insect-pollinated crops raise concerns about pollinator shortages.

PLOS ONE: Crop Pollination Exposes Honey Bees to Pesticides Which Alters Their Susceptibility to the Gut Pathogen Nosema ceranae

Pesticide exposure and pathogens may interact to have strong negative effects on managed honey bee colonies. Such findings are of great concern given the large numbers and high levels of pesticides found in honey bee colonies. Thus it is crucial to determine how field-relevant combinations and loads of pesticides affect bee health.

CO2 Sinks

Capitalism versus the Climate. Toxic Metals. Litter Waste. Attempts to stop catastrophic climate change are proving futile, says UN report. A draft of a new UN report seen by The New York Times warns that our planet is at risk of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" if the world's governments don't quickly alter their course and do more to limit the emissions of greenhouse gases.

Attempts to stop catastrophic climate change are proving futile, says UN report

The report, drafted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, says that we are already nearing a temperature at which the ice sheet covering Greenland is expected to begin melting — an unstoppable process that could raise global sea levels by 23 feet and bring other extremes of climate including heat waves and torrential rain. Climate change could be limited to the internationally-agreed 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) according to the report, but if political delays continue for a decade or more, the process would be impossible without what The New York Times calls "severe economic disruption. " Government schemes to reduce emissions have been outpaced by the construction of power plants.

Agriculture and Food

Sea Life. Methane Deposits, Permafrost and Ocean. Taxes and Schemes. Lawsuits and Other Legal Actions. How to Argue with Deniers. Geo-engineering.

Waste Treatment Biofuels. Will Fracking Cause Our Next Nuclear Disaster? Cross-posted from Truthout, the original source for this article.

Will Fracking Cause Our Next Nuclear Disaster?

Theory

Data. Doubts. C(Lie)mate - The S0s. Solar Roadways - Introduction. We are excited to announce that Indiegogo has asked us to join their InDemand program: It allows teams to continue raising funds for their projects.

Solar Roadways - Introduction

We are very excited about this for many reasons: Long-standing climate paradox resolved. (Phys.org) —Climate scientists have long documented the strong control of Earth's orbital variations on the waxing and waning of the great ice ages, when huge "pluvial" lakes filled the valley floors of the Great Basin.

Long-standing climate paradox resolved

For years it was thought that Great Basin climate marched to the tune of a different drummer. This paradox arose from an iconic climate record from Devils Hole, Nev., which suggested that Great Basin climate warmed out of glacial periods before warming from changes in the earth's orbit. However, in a new study, "Orbital control of western North America atmospheric circulation and climate over two glacial cycles," published today in the online journal Nature Communications, scientists revealed a 175,000 year-long climate record from Great Basin that shows ice age temperature oscillations centered around changes in earth's orbit.

Harvard Professor on IPCC and the Scientific Integrity of the “Summary for Policymakers” Report. How Newsweek's 'global cooling' story got its legs. Jan. 10, 2014 Nine paragraphs written for Newsweek in 1975 continue to trump 40 years of climate science.

How Newsweek's 'global cooling' story got its legs

It's a record that has the author amazed. ShareThis By Doug StruckThe Daily Climate. Young People Are Taking the Government to Court Over Its Failure to Address Climate Change. This post first appeared in The Nation. In an unprecedented federal court case that has made it to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, young people from California are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and Departments of Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Energy and Defense under the historic “public trust doctrine” for failing to devise a climate change recovery plan.

In their legal brief, they argue, “Failure to rapidly reduce CO2 emissions and protect and restore the balance of the atmosphere is a violation of Youth’s constitutionally protected rights and is redressable by the Courts.” The public trust doctrine has its roots in antiquity, deriving from the Roman “Code of Justinian.”

Fossil Fuels

Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: New Front in the Tar Sands Wars by Jacques Leslie. 05 Dec 2013: Analysis. Today's Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida. Parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat, according to scientists using a new way to measure past temperatures. But it wasn't always that way, and the new measurements can help improve climate models used for predicting future climate, according to co-author Hagit Affek of Yale, associate professor of geology & geophysics.

"Quantifying past temperatures helps us understand ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat, according to scientists using a new way to measure past temperatures. The findings, published the week of April 21 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, underscore the potential for increased warmth at Earth's poles and the associated risk of melting polar ice and rising sea levels, the researchers said. The paper's lead author, Peter M.J. Floating Seawer Skyscraper Rids The World’s Oceans Of Plastic While Generating Clean Energy.

How to Debunk Chemtrails. Aircraft Contrails. Www.physics.mcgill.ca/~gang/eprints/eprintLovejoy/neweprint/Anthro.climate.dynamics.13.3.14.pdf. Page 2 of Article: Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction. Source: Truthdig. 5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable. From Attorney James Robert Deal: The flurosilicic acid added to our water contains lead, arsenic, mercury, cadmium, and thallium. It leaches lead from pipes. It is not safe, not effective, and not legal.

Mass Scallop Die Off a ‘Red Flag’ for the World’s Oceans. Source: By Jacob Chamberlain | CommonDreams.org Rise of carbon in the atmosphere raising acidity in oceans and causing ‘cascading effect’ at all levels of the food chain. 15 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Fluoride. Exxon CEO Joins Lawsuit to Stop Fracking Near His Home. Pesticides Are Creating Smaller Worker Bees: Study.

MIT Professor Exposes Climate Change Hysteria. ByMikael ThalenJanuary 17th, 2014 Updated 01/17/2014 at 4:58 pm. Colony Collapse Disorder Is a Fraud: Pesticides Cause Bee Die-Offs. Another Cold Blast of 'Global Warming is a Hoax!' Nonsense to Grip Parts of the Gullible U.S. Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort.

Billion-Dollar-a-Year Program to Deceive Public About Global Warming Is Exposed. Billion-Dollar-a-Year Program to Deceive Public About Global Warming Is Exposed. Texas Fracking Bonanza: How Arlington Fell to the Frackers. 10 Climate Myths Debunked (in 60 seconds!) What ocean heating reveals about global warming. Map: These are the cities that climate change will hit first. U.N. climate change report points blame at humans. Global warming computer models collapse; Arctic ice sheets rapidly expand as planet plunges into global cooling. Why Are Millions Of Fish Suddenly Dying In Mass Death Events All Over The Planet? A Republican Case for Climate Action. Climate - Weather - Extreme. CIA Backs $630,000 Scientific Study on Controlling Global Climate. China admits to existence of 'cancer villages' sprouting up due to extreme pollution, chemical exposure. The Great American Genocide. Deny No More. Weather extremes provoked by trapping of giant waves in the atmosphere.

New maps depict potential worldwide coral bleaching by 2056. Could Cell Phones Be Killing the Honey Bees? Draft UN climate report shows 20 years of overestimated global warming, skeptics warn. Report shows UN admitting solar activity may play significant role in global warming. Scientist publishes first climate change textbook for college students. Global Warming Alarmism. No, Global Warming Hasn't 'Stopped' Global warming stopped 16 years ago, reveals Met Office report quietly released... and here is the chart to prove it. New Research Shows Global Warming Speeding Up. Oil Could Still Be Leaking from The BP Deepwater Horizon. Skywatcher: Contrails, Chemtrails and Artificial Clouds. Researcher Offers Alternative Explanation for Global Warming.